The winner of the Corvisier Prize 2021

The President, Prof. Dr Massimo de Leonardis, announced on 18 June 2021 that the Jury, after a careful process of selection which included drawing a shortlist, unanimously decided to award the 2021 Corvisier Prize to Dr Paul J. Welch Behringer for his American University (Washington, DC) dissertation “U.S. and Japanese Intervention in the Russian Civil War: Violence and ‘Barbarism’ in the Far East”.

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Reassessing the Franco-Prussian War – 150 Years On

Online Conference 6-7 May 2021. May 10 2021 marks the 150th anniversary of the Treaty of Frankfurt, which officially ended the Franco-Prussian War of 1870-71. Though largely forgotten in Britain today, this conflict ushered in transformative changes to the European geopolitical system, and had a profound impact on the development of the modern state.

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Update on the XLVI ICMH Congress in Athens

We have the pleasure to forward you below the message from the President of the Hellenic Commission of Military History, Major General Georgios Rachmanidis, concerning the organization of the XLVI ICMH Congress that will take place in Athens from 29 August to 3 September 2021 on the general theme ''Independence Wars since the XVIII Century''. In case of any practical problems or other questions, do not hesitate to contact the Hellenic Commission on the email mentioned in the invitation.

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The PCMH celebrated the XXXII anniversary of its creation

In a festive event chaired by the Minister of National Defence, Prof. Doctor João Gomes Cravinho, and the President of the Portuguese Commission of Military History, Major-General João Vieira Borges, the Portuguese Commission of Military History (PCMH) celebrated on April 6 the XXXII anniversary of its creation.

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